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Book Panel: Dystopian Fiction

Rebecca caught up with the Radio West book panel to talk about The Hunger Games and dystopian fiction. The panellists are: Sarah Klassen (Mosaic Books in Kelowna), Anne DeGrace (Nelson Public Library) and Jim Brinkman (Books & Company in Prince George).



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Books mentioned by our panelists:

We by Yevgeny Zamyatin (1921)

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (1931)

Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) by George Orwell

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953)

any book by Philip K. Dick

The Chrysalids by John Wyndham (1955)

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (1985)

Headhunter by Timothy Findley (1993)

The Giver by Lois Lowry (1993)*

The Hunger Games (2008), Catching Fire (2009), Mockingjay (2010) by Suzanne Collins*

Divergent by Veronica Roth (2011)*


*children's or young adult books